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Pete Smalls Is Dead (2010)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Crime | 14 April 2011 (USA)
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Two old pals attend an old friends funeral and find there is more to his death than him being dead.

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Two old pals attend an old friends funeral and find there is more to his death than him being dead.

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$4,000,000 (estimated)

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$20,000 (USA) (12 August 2011)

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$10,000 (USA) (15 November 2011)
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K.C.: A friend of mine became a big-shot Hollywood director. He put himself in his own movies. Big mistake. My oldest friend, Jack, teaching acting in the valley to people in refrigerator boxes. He said the idea came to him when he was locked in a public bathroom for a night. Me, I own a laundromat. My best friend has four legs and cataracts. I'd gone out to Los Angeles to change the world. And then we got hit smack in the face by something we hadn't seen coming. Fame.
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almost a Coen brothers movie
3 January 2012 | by (Portland, Oregon, USA) – See all my reviews

I knew practically nothing about "Pete Smalls Is Dead" when I started watching it, which made it even more of a treat. Peter Dinklage plays a man who goes to LA to attend the funeral of a deceased friend...but discovers that there's more to his friend than just the death.

After watching the movie for a few minutes, I got the feeling that it could easily be a Coen Brothers movie (although it has a different director). The quirky characters and presence of Steve Buscemi -- wearing a curly blond wig! -- give it that feeling.

"PSID" isn't any kind of great movie, but it's certainly worth seeing. Pretty fun. Also starring Mark Boone Junior, Rosie Perez, Lena Headey and Michael Lerner.


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